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Commission says landfill nearly full

The pits where they are allowed to bury garbage at the Power County Landfill are filling up quickly, the Power County commissioners told the American Falls City Council in a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17. There is only room for…

A.F., Rockland school districts ask for levy

Both the American Falls School District and the Rockland School District will be asking for a supplemental levy this spring. The supplemental levy helps school districts with additional local funding to supplement what the… Read the full story and more…

A.F. in good fiscal shape

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Longtime American Falls auditor Morgan Hatt had good news for the city of American Falls for the 2020 fiscal year, the city ended in the black. It is the first time in several years…

Hundreds now inoculated against COVID-19 in P.C.

Over 300 COVID-19 vaccine shots have been distributed in Power County, Power County Emergency Response Coordinator Di Jones told the Power County Commissioners on Monday, Jan. 25. The vaccines have been distributed to two health clinics and a pharmacy from…

County’s covid status downgraded to yellow

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Southeastern Idaho Public Health Department downgraded Power County’s coronavirus risk from high (or orange level) to moderate (or yellow level) on Saturday, Jan. 16. While the change came on the heels of the…

P.C. Hospital starts COVID-19 vaccinations

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Power County Hospital received its first 100 or so doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, Dec. 22 and started inoculating staff on Wednesday, Dec. 23. The first group to be prioritized for…

Work completed on $800,000 broadband internet project

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Construction has completed on a nearly $800,000 broadband internet project that will bring WIFI to American Falls City Parks, replace the current internet system at the city office building and other city buildings, and,…